Ethicon Must Turn In Evidence In ObTape MDL

Law360, New York (January 15, 2010, 5:19 PM EST) -- The judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation accusing Mentor Corp. of negligently designing a vaginal device used to treat urinary incontinence will require rival device maker Ethicon Inc. to provide information to the plaintiffs about a similar device it sold that did not have the same complications.

In a ruling passed down Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, where the cases against Mentor are currently consolidated, Judge Clay Land mostly denied Ethicon’s bid to quash a subpoena from the plaintiffs seeking...
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